Monday, February 25, 2013

A Chronological Bibliography of Early Occult Detectives - Tim Prasil

"1855 Harry Escott appeared in Fitz-James O’Brien’s short story “The Pot of Tulips,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 11:66 (November 1855), pp. 807-814. Four years later, Escott appeared again in O’Brien’s short story “What Was It? A Mystery,” Harper’s New Monthly Magazine 18:106 (March 1859), pp. 504-510. Both stories were reprinted in the collection The Poems and Stories of Fitz-James O’Brien (edited by William Winter, Boston: James R. Osgood, 1881) and in another collection of O’Brien’s work, The Diamond Lens with Other Stories (edited by William Winter, New York: Charles Scribner Sons, 1885)." 4.5 out of 5